10 episodes

There’s a dark side to the American dream. From the creators of Root of Evil, Gangster Capitalism Season 1 is centered on the 2019 college admissions scandal that is exposing everyone from CEOs to celebrities. Award-winning documentarian, Andrew Jenks, uncovers the origins and inner workings of this unprecedented scam, introducing you to the people involved, and exploring the larger debate around higher education that has been brought to the forefront. The final chapter of this story is still being written, as the federal investigation into these crimes continues to grow and unfold. Gangster Capitalism is a production of C13Originals, a division of Cadence13.

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    • Society & Culture
    • 4.8, 122 Ratings

There’s a dark side to the American dream. From the creators of Root of Evil, Gangster Capitalism Season 1 is centered on the 2019 college admissions scandal that is exposing everyone from CEOs to celebrities. Award-winning documentarian, Andrew Jenks, uncovers the origins and inner workings of this unprecedented scam, introducing you to the people involved, and exploring the larger debate around higher education that has been brought to the forefront. The final chapter of this story is still being written, as the federal investigation into these crimes continues to grow and unfold. Gangster Capitalism is a production of C13Originals, a division of Cadence13.

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
122 Ratings

122 Ratings

Katy-pie ,

Gangster Capitalism

Fascinating podcast. Episode 2 was particularly powerful. I feel for the hardworking kids who missed out on places because of parents cheating.

Wangaratta Girl ,

Gangster Capitalism

Excellent podcast. Very interesting and well researched.

123julieee ,

Well told

Fascinating. Opened my eyes to what goes on in the education system in the US. Lessons for Australia too here.

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